Create All New Worlds With Smooth Terrain

You may have seen some amazing looking ROBLOX environments pop up over the weekend. Stunning, sandy beaches, or craggy, water-fall accented mountains. You’re not dreaming, this is ROBLOX’s brand new Smooth Terrain feature, and it’s changing how you see ROBLOX games.

With Smooth Terrain, anyone and everyone on ROBLOX can create beautiful, detailed environments that feel more alive and vibrant than anything you’ve seen on ROBLOX before. The grass, sand, brick, and rock are all highly textured and realistic. Water is reflective and more fluid. Terrain types blend into one another to create a more natural division between materials.

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Share the Wealth With Group Owned Games

The ROBLOX community has long been one of collaboration and teamwork, and no better place is that displayed than our Groups. The Groups have been used in a variety of ways: clans, clothing companies, social clubs, professional wrestling LARP leagues, and, of course, development studios.

Now we’re making it easier for Groups to collaborate together on games, and reward everyone for their hard work.

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The Memorial Day Sale is Here!

It’s a holiday weekend here in the United States, which means a few things. One, a day off of school (hooray!) and two, The ROBLOX MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND SALE is here!

Starting this evening, and continuing through Monday, May 25, we’ll be filling the catalog with awesome stuff. We’re releasing brand new items. We’re discounting some of the most coveted hats and packages. We’re even bringing certain special hats out of retirement for a limited time.

Take a look at some of the amazing items on offer.

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Challenge Your Rivals in ROBLOX’s May Event: Ultimate Competition

Itching for another site event? Want to earn exclusive badges and hats? Well good news, ROBLOXians, because starting Monday, May 11 you’ll have the opportunity to score sweet items and show off your mad gaming skills.

The theme for May’s site event is Ultimate Competition, and focuses on three competitive, multiplayer ROBLOX games that embody the spirit of friendly, but intense competition that ROBLOX gamers are great at.

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Game Creators Show the Power of Custom Particles

A couple weeks ago, ROBLOX launched the Custom Particles feature, giving game creators the power to make their own particle effects. We built the feature in hopes that it would make games feel more immersive and alive, and we’re thrilled with the early results from our community of creators. From lightsabers and lively projectile trails to waterspouts and leaves blowing in the wind, there are already a lot of awesome examples of Custom Particles.

Whether you need inspiration for your own effects or just want to see how creative minds are using this feature, read on!

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Explore the Endless Possibilities of Custom Particles

Particles are a staple in computer graphics and game creation. They’re an easy way to create flames, smoke, explosions, sparks, splashes, weather, dust, and even abstract effects, such as the wispy, glowing trail behind a magic spell. These kinds of effects can set the atmosphere and mood of your game, make vehicles roar to life, bring excitement and visceral feedback to combat, and more. Now, with Custom Particles, you have the freedom to change the existing ROBLOX particle effects – and the power to build beautiful and creative effects of your own.

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